Well, I’ve decided to do the Book Meme from PLOA and Planet Debian etc… Just recapping for those of you who haven’t seen it yet (not many of you):

  • Grab the nearest book.
  • Open it to page 56.
  • Find the fifth sentence.
  • Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
  • Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST

And mine is:

It is possible to prove that if such a nontrivial square root of 1 exists, then n is not prime.

— Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs, Second Edition.